Chinese co-owner for Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is bringing in two new minority partners to his ownership group, including the NBA’s first Chinese owner, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Shanghai investor Lizhang Jiang and New Jersey real-estate mogul Meyer Orbach are joining the team’s ownership group, the person said on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been finalized. The person said Orbach has agreed to acquire 9.5 percent of the team. Lizhang will be brought in at 5 percent. Lizhang, 35, works in sports marketing in China.
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